Bihar Legislative Assembly election, 2010
|District map of Bihar|
The Bihar legislative assembly election, 2010 was held in six phases over a period of one month starting from 21 October until 20 November in all 243 constituencies of Bihar, India. The election is conducted to elect the government in Bihar for a five-year term. The votes were scheduled to be counted on 24 November.
The Janata Dal (United) was the largest party in the legislative assembly after the 2005 election, and ruled along with the Bharatiya Janata Party as part of the National Democratic Alliance. The incumbent chief minister was Nitish Kumar.
|Phase||Date||No of assembly constituencies|
|Source: Election Commission of India|
47 seats were voted for. The following constituencies would vote from 7:00 to 17:00:
Harlakhi, Benipatti, Khajauli, Babubarhi, Bisfi, Madhubani, Rajnagar (SC), Jhanjharpur, Phulparas, Laukaha, Nirmali, Pipra, Supaul, Triveniganj (SC), Chhatapur, Narpatganj, Raniganj (SC), Forbesganj, Araria, Jokihat, Sikti, Bahadurganj, Thakurganj, Kishanganj, Kochadhaman, Amour, Baisi, Kasba, Banmankhi (SC), Rupauli, Dhamdaha, Purnia, Katihar, Kadwa, Balrampur, Pranpur, Manihari (ST), Barari, Korha (SC), Alamnagar, Bihariganj, Singheshwar (SC), Madhepura, Sonbarsha (SC), Saharsa
The following constituencies would vote from 7:00 to 15:00:
Simri, Bakhtiarpur, Mahishi
45 seats were voted for. The following constituencies would vote from 7:00 to 17:00:
Sheohar, Riga, Bathnaha (SC), Parihar, Sursand, Bajpatti, Sitamarhi, Runnisaidpur, Belsand, Kusheshwar Asthan (SC), Gaura Bauram, Benipur, Alinagar, Darbhanga Rural, Darbhanga, Hayaghat, Bahadurpur, Keoti, Jale, Gaighat, Aurai, Bochaha (SC), Sakra (SC), Kurhani, Muzaffarpur, Kanti, Baruraj, Kalyanpur (SC), Warisnagar, Samastipur, Ujiarpur, Morwa, Sarairanjan, Mohiuddinnagar, Bibhutipur, Rosera (SC), Hasanpur, Narkatia, Pipra, Madhuban, Chiraia, Dhaka
The following constituencies would vote from 7:00 to 15:00:
Minapur, Paroo, Sahebgan
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48 seats were voted for. The following constituencies would vote from 7:00 to 17:00:
Narkatiaganj, Bagaha, Lauriya, Nautan, Chanpatia, Bettiah, Sikta, Raxaul, Sugauli, Harsidhi (SC), Govindganj, Kesaria, Kalyanpur, Motihari, Baikunthpur, Barauli, Gopalganj,shahpu patti, Kuchaikote, Bhorey (SC), Hathua, Siwan, Ziradei, Darauli (SC), Raghunathpur, Daraundha, Barharia, Goriakothi, Maharajganj, Ekma, Manjhi, Baniapur, Taraiya, Marhaura, Chapra, Garkha (SC), Amnour, Parsa, Sonepur, Hajipur, Lalganj, Vaishali, Mahua, Raja Pakar (SC), Mahnar The following constituencies would vote from 7:00 to 15:00:
Valmikinagar, Ramnagar (SC), Raghopur, Patepur (SC)
42 seats were voted for. The following constituencies would vote from 7:00 to 17:00:
Cheria Bariarpur, Bachhwara, Teghra, Matihani, Sahebpur Kamal, Begusarai, Bakhri (SC), Khagaria, Beldaur, Parbatta, Lakhisarai, Munger, Bihpur, Gopalpur, Pirpainti (SC), Kahalgaon, Bhagalpur, Sultanganj, Nathnagar, Mokama, Barh, Bakhtiarpur, Digha, Bankipur, Kumhrar, Patna Sahib, Fatuha, Danapur, Maner, Amarpur, Dhauraiya (SC), Banka
The following constituencies would vote from 7:00 to 15:30:
Alauli (SC), Suryagarha, Tarapur, Jamalpur, Katoria (ST), Belhar, Sikandra (SC), Jamui, Jhajha, Chakai
35 seats were voted for. The following constituencies would vote from 7:00 to 17:00:
Sandesh, Barhara, Arrah, Agiaon (SC), Tarari, Jagdishpur, Shahpur, Hisua, Nawada, Warsaliganj, Gaya Town, Belaganj, Atri, Wazirganj, Sheikhpura, Barbigha, Asthawan, Biharsharif, Rajgir (SC), Islampur, Hilsa, Nalanda, Harnaut,
The following constituencies would vote from 7:00 to 15:00:
Rajauli (SC), Gobindpur, Arwal, Kurtha, Jehanabad, Ghosi, Makhdumpur (SC), Bodh Gaya (SC), Phulwari (SC), Masaurhi (SC), Paliganj, Bikram
26 seats were voted for. The following constituencies would vote from 7:00 to 17:00:
Brahampur, Buxar, Dumraon, Rajpur (SC), Ramgarh, Mohania (SC), Kargahar, Nokha, Obra, Aurangabad
The following constituencies would vote from 7:00 to 15:00:
Bhabua, Chainpur, Chenari (SC), Sasaram, Dinara, Dehri, Karakat, Goh, Nabinagar, Kutumba (SC), Rafiganj, Gurua, Sherghati, Imamganj (SC), Barachatti (SC), Tikari
- National Democratic Alliance (NDA)
- Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
- Janata Dal (United) (JDU)
- RJD/LJP alliance
- Rastriya Janata Dal
- Lok Janshakti Party
- United Progressive Alliance (UPA)
- Indian National Congress (INC)
Some key candidates were the NDA Assembly Speaker Uday Narayan Chaudhary, a RJD leader Shakil Ahmed Khan who was competing with JDU’s Vinod Yadav, JDU Chhedi Paswan against RJD’s Niranjan Ram, a former Union minister Kanti Singh against the BJP incumbent Rameshwar Prasad, Awadesh Narain Singh against RJD’s Iliyas Hussain and Anil Kumar against RJD’s Bagi Kumar Verma.
The final round's important race was that of a senior RJD leader Jagdanand Singh's son Sudhakar Singh, who was a candidate for the BJP against the RJD’s Ambika Yadav. Singh campaigned against his son saying: "Sudhakar is my biological son but Ambika is my political heir." The JDU’s Mahabali Singh's son Dharmendra also contested for the opposition RJD. Other family affairs were the JDU's Sushil Singh's older brother Sunil Singh, who was competing for the RJD.
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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said his party has nothing in common with its coalition partner the BJP, and that the decision not to have the Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi campaign in Bihar was made by the BJP alone and not him, after a rift over Modi's earlier visit and the return of funds from Gujarat for relief work following the 2008 Bihar flood. He also said there was no possibility of having an alliance with the INC.
The BJP attacked the INC and its former allies, saying they would lose the election because "There is nothing but [a] NDA wave perceptible in Bihar and Nitish Kumar will once against return to power with [a] two-thirds majority." Their coalition partner and CM Kumar also attacked the INC as being responsible for Bihar's "backwardness."
The JDU's Sharad Yadav attacked the INC's General Secretary Rahul Gandhi, who was campaigning for the party's Bihar campaign: "What does Rahul Gandhi know about politics? Somebody wrote on the paper and gave it to you and you read it out. We are an unfortunate country. He should be thrown into the Ganga." He also blamed Gandhi for "indulging in dynastic politics."
Gandhi also controversially said that "Aapki Congress party gareebon ki party hai, aapki party hai."["Your Congress party is the party of the poor, your party."]
The media suggested that the ruling NDA was likely to have a slight increase in seats from the previous election. The NDA previously won just one seat in Buxar but looked to make bigger gains in this election from the district with the JDU’s Dawood Ali facing the JDS' Dadan Pahalwan. The constituencies of Rohtas, Kaimur, Aurangabad and Gaya were expected to tilt towards the NDA.
October 2010 opinion poll:
|Party||Seats Contested||Star News-Nielsen||IBN-Week|
|Janata Dal (United)||141||120||61-67|
|Bharatiya Janata Party||102||50||49-55|
|Rashtriya Janata Dal||168||28||70-76|
|Lok Janshakti Party||75||6||7-13|
|Indian National Congress||243||22||23-29|
Following the BJP's issuance of tickets for the election, its Bihar president, C.P. Thakur, was summoned to the parties national headquarters to explain his decision. He had not opted to campaign during the elections and resigned from his post in the party after his son, Vivek Thakur, was not given representation on the party ticket.
A low turnout was expected in the naxal-affected districts, according to the election commission. This followed a naxal boycott call in several districts. The first five phases saw an average of 52% voter turnout. The final phase recorded 51% despite concerns that it would have a low turnout and be a "real test if the 'Nitish factor'" worked following CM Nitish Kumar's appeal: "Good voter turnout alone is point to ponder in this phase. Crowd presence at several meetings had been good indicator though."
Two days before the second phase of voting naxals triggered a land mine in Sheohar district killing six policemen. As a result, the district's voting centres would close 2 hours earlier. The attack was seen as a resurgence in naxal activity after a lull due to its timing during an election. Though the naxals had called for a boycott of the polls, the second phase ended largely unscathed.
On the fourth phase of voting more bombs were set off. In the morning Naxals were responsible for a bomb blast near a bridge on the Chakai-Jamui road in the Batia jungle. Later on "anti-social elements" set off another bomb in the Danapur assembly constituency wounding 2 people. On the eve of the fifth phase of voting, the naxals called for a 24-hour bandh. During the bandh, security services attempted to defuse a bomb planted by the naxals, however 2 bomb disposal personnel were killed.
Days before the final phase of voting a naxal boycott was enforced with a bombing of a bridge and another attack that killed near the Chenari assembly constituency, which was due to vote during the final phase. On the final day of voting 1 person was killed and 2 were injured when bomb exploded in a cinema hall, 2 others were also killed trying to defuse a bomb. A bomb plated to disrupt the final day of voting in Aurangabad district was found the following day, however, the police apparently left the live bomb unattended; as a result 8 children were killed when it exploded and villagers blamed the police, following which the district magistrate arrived and announced compensation of Rs.100,000 for each of the dead.
Areas in Sonbhadra and Chandauli districts in Uttar Pradesh, near the border with Rohtas and Bhabhua districts in Bihar, were sealed due to the final phase of voting. The Imamganj constituency, which is apparently "simmering [with] tension" over naxal activity was seen as a security challenge. It also had a quiet campaign. Shiv Shankar Singh, a confidant of the Bihar Assembly Speaker, Uday Narayan Chaudhary, of the constituency said: "There will be no election campaigning in the interiors. Who will take the risk? Public meetings were held only in block headquarters of Dumaria, Imamganj and Banker Bazar." There were also posters calling for poll boycott in the days leading up to the poll. Some reports, however, said the constituency is safer now than a decade ago.
Despite the violence, the Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi said this was "the most peaceful election ever [held in Bihar]."
Electoral code violations
First information reports were filed against the head of the RJD, Lalu Prasad Yadav, and his wife Rabri Devi for violating the Election Commission of India's model code of conduct for having brought their own security personnel into the polling booth in Dinapur of Digha constituency in the provincial capital Patna. A FIR was also filed against Bihar's JDU Transport Minister Ram Nandan Singh for having taken two guards into the polling booth while casting his vote in the Parbatta constituency of Khagaria district.
|Party||Seats contested||Seats won||Seat change||Efficiency||Vote share||Swing|
|Janata Dal (United)||141||115||27||81.56%||22.61%||2.15%|
|Bharatiya Janata Party||102||91||36||89.22%||16.46%||.81%|
|Rashtriya Janata Dal||168||22||32||13.10%||18.84%||-4.61%|
|Lok Janshakti Party||75||3||7||4%||6.75%||-4.35%|
|Indian National Congress||243||4||5||1.65%||8.38%||2.29%|
|Communist Party of India||56||1||2||1.79%||1.69%||-.40%|
|Jharkhand Mukti Morcha||41||1||1||2.44%|
|National Democratic Alliance||243||206||63||84.77%||39.07%||2.96%|
|Turnout: 29,017,537 (52.71%)|
|Source: Election Commission of India|
The following is the list of winning and nearest lost candidte in 2010 Bihar legislative assembly election.
|Constituency Number||Constituency||Winner||Party||Runner-up||Party||Vote Margin|
|1||Valmiki Nagar||Rajesh Singh||Janata Dal (United)||Mukesh Kumar Kushwaha||Rashtriya Janata Dal||14671|
|2||Ramnagar||Bhagirathi Devi||Bharatiya Janata Party||Naresh Ram||Indian National Congress||29782|
|3||Narkatiaganj||Satish Chandra Dubey||Bharatiya Janata Party||Alok Prasad Verma||Indian National Congress||20228|
|4||Bagaha||Prabhat Ranjan Singh||Janata Dal (United)||Ram Prasad Yadav||Rashtriya Janata Dal||49055|
|5||Lauriya||Vinay Bihari||Independent||Pradeep Singh||Janata Dal (United)||10881|
|6||Nautan||Manorma Prasad||Janata Dal (United)||Narayan Prasad||Lok Jan Shakti Party||22764|
|7||Chanpatia||Chandra Mohan Rai||Bharatiya Janata Party||Ejaj Hussain||Bahujan Samaj Party||23412|
|8||Bettiah||Renu Devi||Bharatiya Janata Party||Anil Kumar Jha||Independent||28789|
|9||Sikta||Dilip Varma||Independent||Khurshid Urf Firoj Ahamad||Janata Dal (United)||8779|
|10||Raxaul||Ajay Kumar Singh||Bharatiya Janata Party||Raj Nandan Rai||Lok Jan Shakti Party||10117|
|11||Sugauli||Ramchandra Sahani||Bharatiya Janata Party||Vijay Prasad Gupta||Rashtriya Janata Dal||12379|
|12||Narkatia||Shyam Bihari Prasad||Janata Dal (United)||Yasmin Sabir Ali||Lok Jan Shakti Party||7688|
|13||Harsidhi||Krishana Nandan Paswan||Bharatiya Janata Party||Surendra Kumar Chandra Alias Satish Paswan||Rashtriya Janata Dal||18064|
|14||Govindganj||Meena Dwivedi||Janata Dal (United)||Raju Tiwari||Lok Jan Shakti Party||8405|
|15||Kesaria||Sachindra Pd. Singh||Bharatiya Janata Party||Ram Saran Pd. Yadav||Communist Party of India||11683|
|16||Kalyanpur||Razia Khatoon||Janata Dal (United)||Manoj Kumar Yadav||Rashtriya Janata Dal||15402|
|17||Pipra||Awadhesh Prasad Kushwaha||Janata Dal (United)||Subhodh Yadav||Rashtriya Janata Dal||11887|
|18||Madhuban||Shivjee Rai||Janata Dal (United)||Rana Randhir||Rashtriya Janata Dal||10122|
|19||Motihari||Pramod Kumar||Bharatiya Janata Party||Rajesh Gupta Alias Bablu Gupta||Rashtriya Janata Dal||24530|
|20||Chiraia||Avaneesh Kumar Singh||Bharatiya Janata Party||Laxmi Narayan Pr. Yadav||Rashtriya Janata Dal||14828|
|21||Dhaka||Pawan Kumar Jaiswal||Independent||Faisal Rahman||Janata Dal (United)||712|
|22||Sheohar||Sharfuddin||Janata Dal (United)||Pratima Devi||Bahujan Samaj Party||1631|
|23||Riga||Motilal Prasad||Bharatiya Janata Party||Amit Kumar||Indian National Congress||22327|
|24||Bathnaha||Dinkar Ram||Bharatiya Janata Party||Lalita Devi||Lok Jan Shakti Party||13292|
|25||Parihar||Ram Naresh Pr. Yadav.||Bharatiya Janata Party||Ramchandra Purve||Rashtriya Janata Dal||4218|
|26||Sursand||Shahid Ali Khan||Janata Dal (United)||Jainandan Prasad Yadav||Rashtriya Janata Dal||1186|
|27||Bajpatti||Ranju Geeta||Janata Dal (United)||Md. Anwarul Haque||Rashtriya Janata Dal||3420|
|28||Sitamarhi||Sunil Kumar Alias Pintu||Bharatiya Janata Party||Raghwendra Kumar Singh||Lok Jan Shakti Party||5221|
|29||Runisaidpur||Guddi Devi||Janata Dal (United)||Ram Shatrughan Rai||Rashtriya Janata Dal||10759|
|30||Belsand||Sunita Singh||Janata Dal (United)||Sanjay Kumar Gupta||Rashtriya Janata Dal||19580|
|31||Harlakhi||Shaligram Yadav||Janata Dal (United)||Ram Naresh Pandey||Communist Party of India||6659|
|32||Benipatti||Vinod Narain Jha||Bharatiya Janata Party||Mahesh Chandra Singh||Lok Jan Shakti Party||12642|
|33||Khajauli||Arun Shankar Prasad||Bharatiya Janata Party||Sitaram Yadav||Rashtriya Janata Dal||10713|
|34||Babubarhi||Uma Kant Yadav||Rashtriya Janata Dal||Kapildeb Kamat||Janata Dal (United)||4913|
|35||Bisfi||Faiyaj Ahmad||Rashtriya Janata Dal||Md Ausaf||Janata Dal (Secular)||9501|
|36||Madhubani||Ram Deo Mahto||Bharatiya Janata Party||Naiyar Azam||Rashtriya Janata Dal||588|
|37||Rajnagar||Ram Lakhan Ram Raman||Rashtriya Janata Dal||Ramprit Paswan||Bharatiya Janata Party||2459|
|38||Jhanjharpur||Nitish Mishra||Janata Dal (United)||Jagat Narayan Singh||Rashtriya Janata Dal||20681|
|39||Phulparas||Guljar Devi||Janata Dal (United)||Virendra Kumar Chaudhary||Rashtriya Janata Dal||12344|
|40||Laukaha||Hari Prasad Sah||Janata Dal (United)||Chitaranjan Prasad Yadav||Rashtriya Janata Dal||17566|
|41||Nirmali||Aniruddha Prasad Yadav||Janata Dal (United)||Vijay Kumar Gupta||Indian National Congress||46010|
|42||Pipra||Sujata Devi||Janata Dal (United)||Dinbandhu Yadav||Lok Jan Shakti Party||14686|
|43||Supaul||Bijendra Prasad Yadav||Janata Dal (United)||Ravindra Kumar Raman||Rashtriya Janata Dal||15400|
|44||Tribeniganj||Amla Devi||Janata Dal (United)||Anant Kumar Bharti||Lok Jan Shakti Party||19023|
|45||Chhatapur||Neeraj Kumar Singh**||Janata Dal (United)||Akeel Ahmad||Rashtriya Janata Dal||23730|
|46||Narpatganj||Devanti Yadav||Bharatiya Janata Party||Anil Kumar Yadav||Rashtriya Janata Dal||6937|
|47||Raniganj||Parmanand Rishideo||Bharatiya Janata Party||Shanti Devi||Rashtriya Janata Dal||23653|
|48||Forbesganj||Padam Parag Roy 'Venu'||Bharatiya Janata Party||Maya Nand Thakur||Lok Jan Shakti Party||26827|
|49||Araria||Zakir Hussain Khan||Lok Jan Shakti Party||Narayan Kumar Jha||Bharatiya Janata Party||18061|
|50||Jokihat||Sarfraz Alam||Janata Dal (United)||Koshar Zia||Independent||25330|
|51||Sikti||Anandi Prasad Yadav||Bharatiya Janata Party||Vijay Kumar Mandal||Lok Jan Shakti Party||9874|
|52||Bahadurganj||Mohammad Tousif Alam||Indian National Congress||Mohammad Maswar Alam||Janata Dal (United)||3799|
|53||Thakurganj||Naushad Alam||Janata Dal (United)||Gopal Kumar Agarwal||Lok Jan Shakti Party||6963|
|54||Kishanganj||Mohammad Jawaid||Indian National Congress||Sweety Singh||Bharatiya Janata Party||264|
|55||Kochadhaman||Akhatarul Iman||Rashtriya Janata Dal||Mujahid Alam||Janata Dal (United)||9025|
|56||Amour||Saba Zafar||Bharatiya Janata Party||Abdul Jalil Mastan||Indian National Congress||18828|
|57||Baisi||Santosh Kumar||Bharatiya Janata Party||Nasar Ahamad||Indian National Congress||9250|
|58||Kasba||Md. Afaque Alam||Indian National Congress||Pradip Kumar Das||Bharatiya Janata Party||4455|
|59||Banmankhi||Krishna Kumar Rishi||Bharatiya Janata Party||Dharmlal Rishi||Rashtriya Janata Dal||44890|
|60||Rupauli||Bima Bharti||Janata Dal (United)||Shankar Singh||Lok Jan Shakti Party||37716|
|61||Dhamdaha||Leshi Singh||Janata Dal (United)||Irshad Ahmad Khan||Indian National Congress||44697|
|62||Purnia||Raj Kishore Keshari||Bharatiya Janata Party||Ram Charitra Yadav||Indian National Congress||15599|
|63||Katihar||Tar Kishore Prasad||Bharatiya Janata Party||Ram Prakash Mahto||Rashtriya Janata Dal||20607|
|64||Kadwa||Bhola Ray||Bharatiya Janata Party||Himraj Singh||Nationalist Congress Party||18367|
|65||Balrampur||Dulal Chandra Goshwami||Independent||Mahboob Alam||Communist Party of India (Marxist–Leninist) Liberation||2704|
|66||Pranpur||Binod Kumar Singh||Bharatiya Janata Party||Israt Parween||Nationalist Congress Party||716|
|67||Manihari||Manohar Prasad Singh||Janata Dal (United)||Gita Kisku||Nationalist Congress Party||4165|
|68||Barari||Bibhasha Chandra Choudhary||Bharatiya Janata Party||Mohammed Shakoor||Nationalist Congress Party||27168|
|69||Korha||Mahesh Paswan||Bharatiya Janata Party||Sunita Devi||Indian National Congress||52444|
|70||Alamnagar||Narendra Narayan Yadav||Janata Dal (United)||Lovely Anand||Indian National Congress||42345|
|71||Bihariganj||Renu Kumari||Janata Dal (United)||Prabhash Kumar||Rashtriya Janata Dal||49997|
|72||Singheshwar||Ramesh Rishidev||Janata Dal (United)||Amit Kumar Bharti||Rashtriya Janata Dal||15196|
|73||Madhepura||Chandrashekhar||Rashtriya Janata Dal||Ramendra Kumar Yadav Ravi||Janata Dal (United)||11944|
|74||Sonbarsa||Ratnesh Sada||Janata Dal (United)||Sarita Devi||Lok Jan Shakti Party||31445|
|75||Saharsa||Alok Ranjan||Bharatiya Janata Party||Arun Kumar||Rashtriya Janata Dal||7979|
|76||Simri Bakhtiarpur||Dr Arun Kumar||Janata Dal (United)||Choudhry Mehboob Ali Kaisar||Indian National Congress||18842|
|77||Mahishi||Dr Abdul Ghafoor||Rashtriya Janata Dal||Raj Kumar Sah||Janata Dal (United)||1717|
|78||Kusheshwar Asthan||Shashi Bhushan Hajari||Bharatiya Janata Party||Ramchandra Paswan||Lok Jan Shakti Party||5512|
|79||Gora Bauram||Izhar Ahmad||Janata Dal (United)||Mahavir Prasad||Rashtriya Janata Dal||10602|
|80||Benipur||Gopal Jee Thakur||Bharatiya Janata Party||Hare Krishna Yadav||Rashtriya Janata Dal||13957|
|81||Alinagar||Abdul Bari Siddiqui||Rashtriya Janata Dal||Prabhakar Choudhary||Janata Dal (United)||4989|
|82||Darbhanga Rural||Lalit Kumar Yadav||Rashtriya Janata Dal||Ashraf Hussain||Janata Dal (United)||3676|
|83||Darbhanga||Sanjay Saraogi||Bharatiya Janata Party||Sultan Ahmad||Rashtriya Janata Dal||27554|
|84||Hayaghat||Amar Nath Gami||Bharatiya Janata Party||Shahnawaz Ahmad Kaifee||Lok Jan Shakti Party||6025|
|85||Bahadurpur||Madan Sahni||Janata Dal (United)||Harinandan Yadav||Rashtriya Janata Dal||643|
|86||Keoti||Ashok Kumar Yadav||Bharatiya Janata Party||Faraz Fatmi||Rashtriya Janata Dal||29|
|87||Jale||Vijay Kumar Mishra||Bharatiya Janata Party||Ramniwas Pd.||Rashtriya Janata Dal||16942|
|88||Gaighat||Veena Devi||Bharatiya Janata Party||Maheshwar Prasad Yadav||Rashtriya Janata Dal||15987|
|89||Aurai||Ram Surat Rai||Bharatiya Janata Party||Surendra Kumar||Rashtriya Janata Dal||11741|
|90||Minapur||Dinesh Prasad||Janata Dal (United)||Rajeev Kumar Urph Munna Yadav||Rashtriya Janata Dal||5402|
|91||Bochaha||Ramai Ram||Janata Dal (United)||Musafir Paswan||Rashtriya Janata Dal||24127|
|92||Sakra||Suresh Chanchal||Janata Dal (United)||Lal Babu Ram||Rashtriya Janata Dal||13045|
|93||Kurhani||Manoj Kumar Singh||Janata Dal (United)||Bijendra Chaudhary||Lok Jan Shakti Party||1570|
|94||Muzaffarpur||Suresh Kumar Sharma||Bharatiya Janata Party||Mohhammad Jamal||Lok Jan Shakti Party||46439|
|95||Kanti||Ajit Kumar**||Janata Dal (United)||Md. Israil||Rashtriya Janata Dal||8415|
|96||Baruraj||Brij Kishor Singh||Rashtriya Janata Dal||Nand Kumar Rai||Janata Dal (United)||14317|
|97||Paroo||Ashok Kumar Singh||Bharatiya Janata Party||Mithilesh Prasad Yadav||Rashtriya Janata Dal||19027|
|98||Sahebganj||Raju Kumar Singh||Janata Dal (United)||Ram Vichar Ray||Rashtriya Janata Dal||4916|
|99||Baikunthpur||Manjeet Kumar Singh||Janata Dal (United)||Devdatt Prasad||Rashtriya Janata Dal||36524|
|100||Barauli||Ram Pravesh Rai||Bharatiya Janata Party||M.Nematullah||Rashtriya Janata Dal||10414|
|101||Gopalganj||Subas Singh||Bharatiya Janata Party||Reyazul Haque Alias "Raju"||Rashtriya Janata Dal||15893|
|102||Kuchaikote||Amrendra Kumar Pandey||Janata Dal (United)||Aditya Narain Pandey||Rashtriya Janata Dal||19518|
|103||Bhorey||Idradeo Majhi||Bharatiya Janata Party||Bachchan Das||Rashtriya Janata Dal||43570|
|104||Hathua||Ram Sewak Singh||Janata Dal (United)||Rajesh Kumar Singh||Rashtriya Janata Dal||22847|
|105||Siwan||Vyasdeo Prasad||Bharatiya Janata Party||Awadhvihari Chaudhry||Rashtriya Janata Dal||12541|
|106||Ziradei||Asha Devi||Bharatiya Janata Party||Amarjeet Kushwaha||Communist Party of India (Marxist–Leninist) Liberation||8920|
|107||Darauli||Ramayan Manjhi||Bharatiya Janata Party||Satyadeo Ram||Communist Party of India (Marxist–Leninist) Liberation||7006|
|108||Raghunathpur||Vikram Kunwar||Bharatiya Janata Party||Amar Nath Yadav||Communist Party of India (Marxist–Leninist) Liberation||15112|
|109||Daraundha||Jagmato Devi||Janata Dal (United)||Binod Kumar Singh||Rashtriya Janata Dal||31135|
|110||Barharia||Shyam Bahadur Singh||Janata Dal (United)||Mahamad Mobin||Rashtriya Janata Dal||25121|
|111||Goriyakothi||Bhumendra Narayan Singh||Bharatiya Janata Party||Indradeo Prasad||Rashtriya Janata Dal||14021|
|112||Maharajganj||Damodar Singh||Janata Dal (United)||Manik Chand Rai||Rashtriya Janata Dal||20000|
|113||Ekma||Manoranjan Singh||Janata Dal (United)||Kameshwar Kr. Singh||Rashtriya Janata Dal||29201|
|114||Manjhi||Gautam Singh||Janata Dal (United)||Hem Narayan Singh||Rashtriya Janata Dal||7904|
|115||Baniapur||Kedar Nath Singh||Rashtriya Janata Dal||Virendra Kumar Ojha||Janata Dal (United)||3575|
|116||Taraiya||Janak Singh||Bharatiya Janata Party||Tarkeshwar Singh||Indian National Congress||6970|
|117||Marhaura||Jitendra Kumar Rai||Rashtriya Janata Dal||Lal Babu Ray||Janata Dal (United)||5624|
|118||Chapra||Janardan Singh Sigriwal||Bharatiya Janata Party||Pramendra Ranjan Singh||Rashtriya Janata Dal||35871|
|119||Garkha||Gyan Chand Manjhi||Bharatiya Janata Party||Muneshwar Chaudhary||Rashtriya Janata Dal||1787|
|120||Amnour||Krishana Kumar||Janata Dal (United)||Sunil Kumar||Independent||10517|
|121||Parsa||Chhotelal Rai||Janata Dal (United)||Chandrika Rai||Rashtriya Janata Dal||4689|
|122||Sonepur||Vinay Kumar Singh||Bharatiya Janata Party||Rabri Devi||Rashtriya Janata Dal||20685|
|123||Hajipur||Nityanand Roy||Bharatiya Janata Party||Rajendra Rai||Lok Jan Shakti Party||16609|
|124||Lalganj||Annu Shukla||Janata Dal (United)||Raj Kumar Sah||Independent||24145|
|125||Vaishali||Brishin Patel||Janata Dal (United)||Veena Shahi||Rashtriya Janata Dal||12828|
|126||Mahua||Ravindra Ray||Janata Dal (United)||Jageshwar Ray||Rashtriya Janata Dal||21925|
|127||Raja Pakar||Sanjay Kumar||Janata Dal (United)||Gaurishankar Paswan||Lok Jan Shakti Party||10215|
|128||Raghopur||Satish Kumar||Janata Dal (United)||Rabri Devi||Rashtriya Janata Dal||13006|
|129||Manhar||Achyuatanand||Bharatiya Janata Party||Rama Kishor Singh||Lok Jan Shakti Party||2489|
|130||Patepur||Mahendra Baitha||Bharatiya Janata Party||Prema Chaudhary||Rashtriya Janata Dal||16667|
|131||Kalyanpur||Ramsewak Hazari||Janata Dal (United)||Bishwnath Paswan||Lok Jan Shakti Party||30197|
|132||Warisnagar||Ashok Kumar||Janata Dal (United)||Gajendra Prasad Singh||Rashtriya Janata Dal||19500|
|133||Samastipur||Akhtarul Islam Sahin||Rashtriya Janata Dal||Ramnath Thakur||Janata Dal (United)||1827|
|134||Ujiarpur||Durga Prasad Singh||Rashtriya Janata Dal||Ram Lakhan Mahto||Janata Dal (United)||13031|
|135||Morwa||Baidhnath Sahani||Janata Dal (United)||Ashok Singh||Rashtriya Janata Dal||6850|
|136||Sarairanjan||Vijay Kumar Chaudhary||Janata Dal (United)||Ramashraya Sahni||Rashtriya Janata Dal||17557|
|137||Mohiuddinnagar||Rana Gangeshwar Singh||Bharatiya Janata Party||Ajay Kumar Bulganin||Rashtriya Janata Dal||14351|
|138||Bibhutpur||Ram Balak Singh||Janata Dal (United)||Ramdeo Verma||Communist Party of India (Marxist)||12301|
|139||Rosera||Manju Hajari||Bharatiya Janata Party||Pitamber Paswan||Rashtriya Janata Dal||12119|
|140||Hasanpur||Raj Kumar Ray||Janata Dal (United)||Sunil Kumar Puspam||Rashtriya Janata Dal||3291|
|141||Cheria Bariarpur||Kumari Manju Verma||Janata Dal (United)||Anil Kumar Chaudhary||Lok Jan Shakti Party||1061|
|142||Bachhwara||Abdhesh Kumar Rai||Communist Party of India||Arvind Kumar Singh||Independent||12087|
|143||Teghra||Lalan Ku.||Bharatiya Janata Party||Ram Ratan Singh||Communist Party of India||5846|
|144||Matihani||Narendra Kumar Singh Urf Bogo Singh||Janata Dal (United)||Abhay Kumar Sarjan||Indian National Congress||23828|
|145||Sahebpur Kamal||Parveen Amanullah||Janata Dal (United)||Shreenarayan Yadav||Rashtriya Janata Dal||11111|
|146||Begusarai||Surendra Mehta||Bharatiya Janata Party||Upendra Prasad Singh||Lok Jan Shakti Party||19618|
|147||Bakhri||Ramanand Ram||Bharatiya Janata Party||Ram Binod Paswan||Lok Jan Shakti Party||18412|
|148||Alauli||Ram Chandra Sada||Janata Dal (United)||Pashupati Kumar Paras||Lok Jan Shakti Party||17523|
|149||Khagaria||Poonam Devi Yadav**||Janata Dal (United)||Sushila Devi||Lok Jan Shakti Party||26853|
|150||Beldaur||Pannalal Singh "Patel"||Janata Dal (United)||Sunita Sharma||Lok Jan Shakti Party||15738|
|151||Parbatta||Samrat Choudhary Alias Rakesh Kumar||Rashtriya Janata Dal||Ramanand Prasad Singh||Janata Dal (United)||808|
|152||Bihpur||Kumar Shailendra||Bharatiya Janata Party||Shailesh Kumar @ Bulo Mandal||Rashtriya Janata Dal||465|
|153||Gopalpur||Narendra Kumar Niraj||Janata Dal (United)||Amit Rana||Rashtriya Janata Dal||25060|
|154||Pirpainti||Aman Kumar||Bharatiya Janata Party||Ram Vilash Paswan||Rashtriya Janata Dal||5752|
|155||Kahalgaon||Sadanand Singh||Indian National Congress||Kahkashan Perween||Janata Dal (United)||8935|
|156||Bhagalpur||Ashwini Kumar Choubey||Bharatiya Janata Party||Ajeet Sharma||Indian National Congress||11060|
|157||Sultanganj||Subodh Rai||Janata Dal (United)||Ramavatar Mandal||Rashtriya Janata Dal||4845|
|158||Nathnagar||Ajai Kumar Mandal||Janata Dal (United)||Abu Kaishar||Rashtriya Janata Dal||4727|
|159||Amarpur||Janardan Manjhi||Janata Dal (United)||Surendra Prasad Singh||Rashtriya Janata Dal||18007|
|160||Dhuraiya||Manish Kumar||Janata Dal (United)||Naresh Das||Rashtriya Janata Dal||8342|
|162||Katoria||Sonelal Hembram||Bharatiya Janata Party||Suklal Besara||Rashtriya Janata Dal||8763|
|163||Belhar||Giridhari Yadav||Janata Dal (United)||Ramdeo Yadav||Rashtriya Janata Dal||7616|
|164||Tarapur||Neeta Choudhary||Janata Dal (United)||Shakuni Choudhary||Rashtriya Janata Dal||13878|
|165||Munger||Anant Kumar Satyarthy||Janata Dal (United)||Shabnam Perwin||Rashtriya Janata Dal||17613|
|166||Jamalpur||Shailesh Kumar||Janata Dal (United)||Sadhana Devi||Lok Jan Shakti Party||21142|
|167||Suryagarha||Prem Ranjan Patel||Bharatiya Janata Party||Prahlad Yadav||Rashtriya Janata Dal||2928|
|168||Lakhisarai||Vijay Kumar Sinha||Bharatiya Janata Party||Fulaina Singh||Rashtriya Janata Dal||59620|
|169||Sheikhpura||Randhir Kumar Soni||Janata Dal (United)||Sunila Devi||Indian National Congress||7342|
|170||Barbigha||Gajanand Shahi||Janata Dal (United)||Ashok Choudhary||Indian National Congress||3047|
|171||Asthawan||Jitendra Kumar||Janata Dal (United)||Kapildev Prasad Singh||Lok Jan Shakti Party||19570|
|172||Biharsharif||Sunil Kumar||Janata Dal (United)||Aafrin Sultana||Rashtriya Janata Dal||23713|
|173||Rajgir||Satyadeo Narain Arya||Bharatiya Janata Party||Dhananjay Kumar||Lok Jan Shakti Party||26951|
|174||Islampur||Rajib Ranjan*||Janata Dal (United)||Virendra Gop||Rashtriya Janata Dal||23808|
|175||Hilsa||Usha Sinha||Janata Dal (United)||Rina Devi||Lok Jan Shakti Party||13202|
|176||Nalanda||Shrawon Kumar||Janata Dal (United)||Arun Kumar||Rashtriya Janata Dal||21037|
|177||Harnaut||Harinarayan Singh||Janata Dal (United)||Arun Kumar||Lok Jan Shakti Party||15042|
|178||Mokama||Anant Kumar Singh||Janata Dal (United)||Sonam Devi||Lok Jan Shakti Party||8954|
|179||Barh||Gyanendra Kumar Singh||Janata Dal (United)||Vijay Krishna||Rashtriya Janata Dal||19395|
|180||Bakhtiarpur||Aniruddh Kumar||Rashtriya Janata Dal||Vinode Yadav||Bharatiya Janata Party||14745|
|181||Digha||Punam Devi||Janata Dal (United)||Satya Nand Sharma||Lok Jan Shakti Party||60462|
|182||Bankipur||Nitin Nabin||Bharatiya Janata Party||Binod Kumar Srivastava||Rashtriya Janata Dal||60840|
|183||Kumhrarh||Arun Kumar Sinha||Bharatiya Janata Party||Md. Kamal Parwez||Lok Jan Shakti Party||67808|
|184||Patna Sahib||Nand Kishore Yadav||Bharatiya Janata Party||Parvej Ahmad||Indian National Congress||65337|
|185||Fatwah||Ramanand Yadav||Rashtriya Janata Dal||Ajay Kumar Singh||Janata Dal (United)||9656|
|186||Danapur||Asha Devi||Bharatiya Janata Party||Rit Lal Ray||Independent||17919|
|187||Maner||Bhai Virendra||Rashtriya Janata Dal||Srikant Nirala||Janata Dal (United)||9601|
|188||Phulwari||Shyam Rajak||Janata Dal (United)||Uday Kumar||Rashtriya Janata Dal||21180|
|189||Masaurhi||Arun Manjhi||Janata Dal (United)||Anil Kumar||Lok Jan Shakti Party||5032|
|190||Paliganj||Usha Vidyarthi||Bharatiya Janata Party||Jai Vardhan Yadav||Rashtriya Janata Dal||10242|
|191||Bikram||Anil Kumar||Bharatiya Janata Party||Siddharth||Lok Jan Shakti Party||2352|
|192||Sandesh||Sanjay Singh (Tiger)||Bharatiya Janata Party||Arun Kumar||Independent||6822|
|193||Barhara||Raghwendra Pratap Singh||Rashtriya Janata Dal||Asha Devi||Janata Dal (United)||1083|
|194||Arrah||Amrendra Pratap Singh||Bharatiya Janata Party||Shree Kumar Singh||Lok Jan Shakti Party||18940|
|195||Agiaon||Shivesh Kumar||Bharatiya Janata Party||Suresh Paswan||Rashtriya Janata Dal||5249|
|196||Tarari||Narendra Kumar Pandey Alias Sunil Pandey||Janata Dal (United)||Adib Rizvi||Rashtriya Janata Dal||14320|
|197||Jagdishpur||Dinesh Kumar Singh||Rashtriya Janata Dal||Sribhagwan Singh Kushwaha||Janata Dal (United)||10186|
|198||Shahpur||Munni Devi||Bharatiya Janata Party||Dharmpal Singh||Rashtriya Janata Dal||8211|
|199||Barhampur||Dilmarni Devi||Bharatiya Janata Party||Ajit Chaudhary||Rashtriya Janata Dal||20342|
|200||Buxar||Prof. Sukhada Pande||Bharatiya Janata Party||Shyam Lal Singh Kushwaha||Rashtriya Janata Dal||20183|
|201||Dumraon||Daud Ali||Janata Dal (United)||Sunil Kumar||Rashtriya Janata Dal||19846|
|202||Rajpur||Santosh Kumar Nirala||Janata Dal (United)||Chhedi Lal Ram||Lok Jan Shakti Party||15239|
|203||Ramgarh||Ambika Singh||Rashtriya Janata Dal||Ashok Kumar Singh||Independent||2978|
|204||Mohania||Chhedi Paswan||Janata Dal (United)||Niranjan Ram||Rashtriya Janata Dal||2525|
|205||Bhabua||Pramod Kumar Singh||Lok Jan Shakti Party||Anand Bhushan Pandey||Bharatiya Janata Party||447|
|206||Chainpur||Brij Kishor Vind||Bharatiya Janata Party||Ajay Alok||Bahujan Samaj Party||13580|
|207||Chenari||Shyam Bihari Ram||Janata Dal (United)||Lalan Pasawan||Rashtriya Janata Dal||2901|
|208||Sasaram||Jawahar Prasad||Bharatiya Janata Party||Ashok Kumar||Rashtriya Janata Dal||5411|
|209||Kargahar||Ram Dhani Singh||Janata Dal (United)||Shiv Shankar Singh||Lok Jan Shakti Party||13197|
|210||Dinara||Jay Kumar Singh||Janata Dal (United)||Sita Sundari Devi||Rashtriya Janata Dal||16610|
|211||Nokha||Rameshwar Prasad||Bharatiya Janata Party||Kanti Singh||Rashtriya Janata Dal||11723|
|212||Dehri||Jyoti Rashmi||Independent||Mohammad Iliyas Husain||Rashtriya Janata Dal||9815|
|213||Karakat||Rajeshwar Raj**||Janata Dal (United)||Munna Rai||Rashtriya Janata Dal||11415|
|214||Arwal||Chitranjan Kumar||Bharatiya Janata Party||Mahanand Prasad||Communist Party of India (Marxist–Leninist) Liberation||4202|
|215||Kurtha||Satyadev Singh||Janata Dal (United)||Shiv Bachan Yadav||Rashtriya Janata Dal||9493|
|216||Jahanabad||Abhiram Sharma||Janata Dal (United)||Sachchita Nand Yadav||Rashtriya Janata Dal||8567|
|217||Ghosi||Rahul Kumar**||Janata Dal (United)||Jagdish Prasad||Lok Jan Shakti Party||14276|
|218||Makhdumpur||Jitan Ram Manjhi||Janata Dal (United)||Dharmraj Paswan||Rashtriya Janata Dal||5085|
|219||Goh||Ranvijay Kumar||Janata Dal (United)||Ram Ayodhya Prasad Yadav||Rashtriya Janata Dal||694|
|220||Obra||Somprakash Singh||Independent||Pramod Singh Chadravanshi||Janata Dal (United)||802|
|221||Nabinagar||Virendra Kumar Singh||Janata Dal (United)||Vijay Kumar Singh||Lok Jan Shakti Party||11834|
|222||Kutumba||Lalan Ram||Janata Dal (United)||Suresh Paswan||Rashtriya Janata Dal||13910|
|223||Aurangabad||Ramadhar Singh||Bharatiya Janata Party||Sunil Kumar Singh||Rashtriya Janata Dal||6242|
|224||Rafiganj||Ashok Kumar Singh||Janata Dal (United)||Mohammad Nehaluddin||Rashtriya Janata Dal||23685|
|225||Gurua||Surendra Prasad Sinha||Bharatiya Janata Party||Bindeshwari Prasad Yadav||Rashtriya Janata Dal||11436|
|226||Sherghati||Vinod Prasad Yadav||Janata Dal (United)||Sushama Devi||Independent||6503|
|227||Imamganj||Uday Narain Choudhary||Janata Dal (United)||Raushan Kumar||Rashtriya Janata Dal||1211|
|228||Barachatti||Jyoti Devi||Janata Dal (United)||Samta Devi||Rashtriya Janata Dal||23746|
|229||Bodh Gaya||Shyam Deo Paswan||Bharatiya Janata Party||Kumar Sarvjeet||Lok Jan Shakti Party||11213|
|230||Gaya Town||Prem Kumar||Bharatiya Janata Party||Jalal Uddin Ansari||Communist Party of India||28417|
|231||Tikari||Anil Kumar||Janata Dal (United)||Bagi Kumar Verma||Rashtriya Janata Dal||18541|
|232||Belaganj||Surendra Prasad Yadav||Rashtriya Janata Dal||Mohammad Amzad||Janata Dal (United)||4638|
|233||Atri||Krishna Nandan Yadav||Janata Dal (United)||Kunti Devi||Rashtriya Janata Dal||20610|
|234||Wazirganj||Virendra Singh||Bharatiya Janata Party||Awadhesh Kumar Singh||Indian National Congress||17766|
|235||Rajauli||Kanhaiya Kumar||Bharatiya Janata Party||Prakash Bir||Rashtriya Janata Dal||14090|
|236||Hisua||Anil Singh||Bharatiya Janata Party||Anil Mehta||Lok Jan Shakti Party||3978|
|237||Nawada||Purnima Yadav||Janata Dal (United)||Rajballabh Prasad||Rashtriya Janata Dal||6337|
|238||Gobindpur||Kaushal Yadav||Janata Dal (United)||Prof. K. B. Prasad||Lok Jan Shakti Party||20887|
|239||Warsaliganj||Pradip Kumar||Janata Dal (United)||Aruna Devi||Indian National Congress||5428|
|240||Sikandra||Rameshwar Paswan||Janata Dal (United)||Subhash Chandra Bosh||Lok Jan Shakti Party||12361|
|241||Jamui||Ajay Pratap||Janata Dal (United)||Vijay Prakash||Rashtriya Janata Dal||24467|
|242||Jhajha||Damodar Rawat||Janata Dal (United)||Binod Prasad Yadav||Rashtriya Janata Dal||10204|
|243||Chakai||Sumit Kumar Singh||Jharkhand Mukti Morcha||Bijay Kumar Singh||Lok Jan Shakti Party||188|
- = Ranjan announced on 13 August 2015 he would join the Bharatiya Janata Party.
- = indicated they would also join the BJP along with Ranjan.
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